Our mission is to inspire and create authentic curriculum to provide a balanced learning environment, nurturing children’s natural curiosity about their world with student-centered experiences.
We offer a supportive learning atmosphere, working with your child’s unique learning style to inspire their strengths and interests. Private Music lessons available in: Guitar, Piano, Vocal, Violin, Ukulele, Drums, Bass & more!
At Oak Learners, we offer a unique approach to teaching, which blends mentoring, mindfulness and academic support to ensure the best possible outcome for your child.
Services to help parents navigate the school system and options available to their children including IEP support, advocacy and assessments.
We offer PA Day, March Break and Summer camp experiences throughout the year, designed to engage naturally inquisitive and active children.
Oak Learners Mindfulness Programs are designed around you and your family, we teach children and adults alike how to quiet their mind, be in the present moment and heal from the inside out.
Through guided practice, students of all ages can slowly begin to create a practice that works for them.
It takes a village!
Oak Learners is a not-for-profit alternative school and learning centre, providing full and part time alternative school programming as well as a wide variety of after school programming for the whole family.
We encourage involvement amongst our community, working with families to develop programming that is innovative and inclusive and supports the lifelong journey of learning through exploration in the arts, education and mindfulness practice.
We offer a wide range of programming designed with creative and inquisitive learners in mind, supporting growth “wholistically” (taking into consideration the whole body, person, or unit, the mind, body and spirit, emphasizing the importance of the whole as well as the interdependence of its parts).
Full and Part Time, K-6
Music lessons, art classes and more
PA Day, March Break and Summer Camps
Yoga, mindfulness practice, guided meditation
May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
May 28 @ 3:00 pm - May 31 @ 6:00 pm EDT
May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Learn more about our alternative day school.
Registration ongoing for the 2018-2019 School Year. Now accepting applications for students in Kindergarten through Grade Six.
Written by: Kelly Letros – Behaviour Therapist During spring break, I was enthused to spend my week with children who had registered for a week-long camp program. Daily, they were running to and fro through the corridors of the centre, from one pre-planned activity to another. It was delightful to hear them squealing and giggling Read more about The Importance of Teaching Kids Mental Monologues[…]
We live in a changing world, where it is becoming ever-important to take steps towards conserving the Earth’s resources for generations to come. At our school, environmental awareness has always been a priority for both staff and students alike. Through participation in global events such as Earth Hour and Earth Day, we raise the awareness Read more about Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day[…]
Enjoy these highlights from our 2018 March Break Camp at Oak Learners! Our campers explored so many exciting things this week, including endangered animals, music from around the world, handmade snacks and treats and so many wonderful walks through our neighbourhood. ” template=”/home/content/p3pnexwpnas01_data02/73/3239973/html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
On February 24, 2018, a pair of Grade 6 students from Oak Learners walked in solidarity with thousands of people across Canada to raise money and awareness for the homeless as part of the Coldest Night of the Year. Amelie and Daniela became very passionate about helping this vulnerable sector of our population last fall when Read more about Oak Learners Students Raised over $500 for Homessless[…]
Unique Learning Styles Howard Gardner coined the term Multiple Intelligences first in 1983 to describe the evident fact that there are many different ways that people learn. Some people learn from listening, some from watching and others from doing. People also have different ways to express what they have learned: verbally, kinaesthetically, artistically, etc. As Read more about Learning Styles and Student Differentiation[…]
Please join us for our Grand Opening Celebration, to be held on October 3rd at 6:30pm at Oak Learners, located at 394 Royal York Road. We want to recognize the efforts of so many people who have contributed to the expansion and new home of Oak Learners. Sperry Bilyea, founder of the “Shift Your Thinking” Read more about Oak Learners Grand Opening Celebration[…]
Our Fall programs kicked off this week and our new centre is full of life, love and music! Children in our Day School began exploring Healthy Bodies and came up with some fantastic questions they wonder about our bodies. They also took a trip to Mimico Library and learned how to find books to help Read more about Fall’s in Full Swing at Oak Learners[…]
Anxiety is one of the fastest growing concerns among school-aged children and youth in the school system these days. Many teachers and parents agree that children are under increasing pressure to perform in the classroom to keep up with standardized curriculum, all while having their time spent outside or in Art-based programming reduced. Oak Learners Read more about Ease back into Back-to-School: Mindfulness Workshops to ease the mind[…]
Throughout the summer Oak Learners offered a unique camp experience designed to engage naturally inquisitive and active children. Themes throughout the summer included Maker Mania, Canada 150, Aboriginal Art Around the World, Junior Scientists and Music, Movement and Make-Believe. Each week highlighted a topic children investigated through hands-on activities and real-world explorations. The daily routine for Read more about Summer 2017 Camps at Oak Learners[…]